Best Pool Hotels in California

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    The Westin Desert Willow Villas, Palm Desert
    Palm Desert, CA
    10.6 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    With four pools, a 159-foot waterslide and a hot tub, the pool area at the Westin Desert Willow Villas offers guests multiple swimming options. The Mirage Pool Deck includes two levels with a main pool, a family pool, a plunge pool for the 159-foot slide and another with volleyball and basketball nets.
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    Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina - San Diego
    San Diego, CA
    7.7 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa & Marina has three lagoon-style pools with waterslides and views of Mission Bay. The pools are surrounded by lounge chairs, and cabanas are available for reservation. There's also a separate children's pool for youngsters to enjoy.
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    Meadowood Napa Valley
    St. Helena, CA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    Meadowood has two pools for different swimming experiences. One is an adults-only lap pool and features a nearby whirlpool, while the second is family-friendly with an expansive lawn for children to enjoy.
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    Terranea Resort
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
    23.1 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Four pools are available at Terranea Resort: the Resort Pool, the Spa Pool, the Vista Pool and Cielo Point. At the Resort Pool, travelers can enjoy a 140-foot waterslide and a splash pad, while Cielo Point is reserved for guests 18 and older. All pools have food and drink service and are surrounded by lounge chairs and umbrellas.
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    Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel
    Berkeley, CA
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    The Claremont has a large aquatic facility, which includes a 25-yard lap pool, a recreational pool and a children’s pool with a water feature. An outdoor whirlpool is also available. There are more than 250 chaise lounge chairs and umbrellas available for guests looking to relax poolside.
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    Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort & Spa
    Huntington Beach, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The lagoon-style pool at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach features ocean views from its expansive sundecks and also offers a water park. Slyders Water Playground includes three waterslides that connect to splash pools and a wading pool.
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    Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa
    Indian Wells, CA
    13.9 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort has seven pools with designated areas for kids and adults. Casual fare and frozen cocktails are served poolside at the Oasis Pool Bar and Roadrunner Cafe. In early 2020, the resort will add a new three-story tower with two waterslides and a lazy river. The resort's pools will remain fully operational during construction.
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    Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel
    Santa Monica, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel offers an outdoor pool that is just large enough for swimming laps. Guests can enjoy drinks and ocean views from poolside lounge chairs. Pool concierge staff is available to assist guests with planning details of their trip without having to leave the pool deck.
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    Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
    Anaheim, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Fountain Pool, Redwood Pool and Mariposa Pool are all located at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel. The Fountain Pool offers a serene pool area that is surrounded by architecture and agriculture that resembles California campsites. The Redwood Pool features an actual Redwood tree stump that sits in the middle of the pool's 90-foot-long winding waterslide. The Mariposa pool is butterfly-themed and features ornate decor throughout the area.
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    Omni La Costa Resort & Spa
    Carlsbad, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Guests at this Omni resort have eight swimming pools to choose from, including the Edge Adult Pool with an adjacent bar and private cabanas, a serene Spa Courtyard Pool, and the Sandy Beach Family Pool with a sand play area. The Splash Landing pools feature two 100-foot waterslides, a toddler slide and an aquatic play area. The Garden Pools are located in a lushly landscaped setting, while the Villa Pool is available for villa guests and offers a private Jacuzzi.
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    The Westin Mission Hills Resort & Spa
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    7.3 miles to city center
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Westin has three pools on the resort grounds, ideal for escaping the strong Palm Springs sun overhead. The largest pool, Las Brisas, has a 60-foot waterslide. There is a smaller pool for taking a dip, as well as a separate adults-only pool.
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    Disneyland Hotel
    Anaheim, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The pool area at the Disneyland Hotel comprises a few swimming spots – E-Ticket Pool, Monorail Waterslides and D-Ticket Pool. The E-Ticket pool is a lagoon-style pool designed for leisure. The Monorail Waterslides includes two waterslides that are replicas of the original Disney Monorail trains and the D-Ticket Pool is designed for lap swimming.
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    Morongo Casino Resort & Spa
    Cabazon, CA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Oasis Pool mimics the tropics with a sandy beach zero-entry pool. There are two whirlpools on different levels as well as a waterslide and lazy river. Private cabanas and lounge chairs are available for hotel guests.
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    The Westin Mission Hills Resort Villas, Palm Springs
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    7.3 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    There are two pools in the property, including a family-friendly pool which features a waterslide and weekly water activities from the Westin Kids Club.
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    Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
    Rancho Mirage, CA
    9.7 miles to city center
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    At Splashtopia, a 425-foot lazy river encircles two 100-foot waterslides, a sandy beach, a Jacuzzi and play zones with fountains and sprinklers. The Azure Pool is an adults-only area, with food and drink service available. The spa pool, which only spa guests have access to, has underwater music and impressive mountain views.
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    Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
    Newport Beach, CA
    • Free WiFi

    4.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Hyatt Regency Newport Beach offers three swimming pools, each designed for a different type of guest experience. The lagoon-style Oasis Pool is made for family fun and features the only waterslide in Newport Beach, as well as a fountain play area and a children's putting green. The Serenity Pool lives up to its name as a quiet retreat and offers a private whirlpool. The Indulge Pool is an adult-oriented oasis with day beds, lounge chairs, a private whirlpool and a seasonal pool bar.
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    The Peninsula Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, CA
    7.8 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The rooftop pool is adjacent to The Peninsula's rooftop garden. Relax with a fresh juice or signature cocktail in one of the lounge chairs. Or, for the royal treatment, rent a poolside cabana, complete with modern luxuries like televisions, iPod docks and telephones as well as fans and heaters
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    Montage Beverly Hills
    Beverly Hills, CA
    7.1 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The outdoor, saline rooftop swimming pool and whirlpool are surrounded by well-maintained gardens and city views. Guests can dine poolside at The Rooftop Grill.
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    Fairmont Grand Del Mar
    San Diego, CA
    16 miles to city center
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The Fairmont Grand Del Mar has four pools, including one adults-only Relaxation Pool and the Resort Pool with sandy seating areas and fire pits. Highlights include underwater music, private cabanas, and a bar with TVs, cocktails and a lunch menu.
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    The Resort at Pelican Hill
    Newport Coast, CA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    A nod to its namesake in Rome, the Coliseum Pool is a stunning architectural gem. The perfectly circular pool features more than one million glass mosaic tiles surrounded by luxurious private cabanas and lounge chairs. Adjacent to the Coliseum Pool, the children's pool offers ocean views, child-sized chaise lounges, a bubble jet fountain and sandy play areas. Exclusively for villa guests, the Villa Pool also features views of the Pacific Ocean, a whirlpool spa, a children’s wading pool and private cabanas.
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    The Lodge at Torrey Pines
    La Jolla, CA
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The hotel has a heated outdoor pool overlooking the picturesque golf course. The hot tub sits above the pool under the gazebo and also provides great course views.
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    Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara
    Santa Barbara, CA
    3.6 miles to city center
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The property’s pool includes a mineral water whirlpool and is surrounded by palm trees and ferns. The heated outdoor pool is hand-tiled and features underwater music. Guests of the hotel also have access to the Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club pool with a 160-foot-long, heated outdoor pool and diving board.
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    Montage Laguna Beach
    Laguna Beach, CA
    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Montage's mosaic pool serves as the resort's outdoor living room overlooking the Pacific Ocean. There is a children's pool area adjacent to the Mosaic pool. The pool is surrounded by numerous lounge chairs.
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    The London West Hollywood
    West Hollywood, CA
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Breakfast

    • Free WiFi

    The London West Hollywood's pool is located on the 10th-floor rooftop. The pool is surrounded by a wooden deck with lounge chairs and private cabanas. At night, fire pits and couches near the rooftop bar give the pool area a cozy feel.
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    Rosewood Sand Hill
    Menlo Park, CA
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free Parking

    • Free WiFi

    The hotel's T-shaped heated pool is surrounded by lounge chairs and umbrellas with mountain views. Poolside snacks, cold face towels and sunglasses cleanings are available.

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